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Professional Development
Supporting a practice member through a certificate
  1. John Bower

    John Bower is a senior partner in a nine-vet small animal hospital in Plymouth. He is a past-president of the BVA and BSAVA and a founder member of the Veterinary Practice Management Association.


IN these days of increasing specialisation, partly driven by client demand and partly by the thirst for new knowledge and ability, the benefits to a practice of having one or more certificate holders on the staff are obvious. In this article, John Bower describes the arrangements for supporting a certificate candidate which have been established in his practice and examines the costs and benefits which have been identified in the process.

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